Hundreds respond to health commission call for evidence

Hundreds of people and organisations have taken part in a call for evidence and listening events about how health and wellbeing in the North East can be improved. They were part of the work of the Commission for Health and Social Care Integration in the North East and took place earlier this year. The commission […]

Leaders call on new Government to pledge commitment to devolution terms

North East leaders have confirmed that they will move forward in the devolution process subject to confirmation that the terms of the region’s deal will be supported by the new Government in full. Members of the North East Combined Authority Leadership Board have called on the newly-formed Government to pledge a firm commitment to the […]

NECA sets out bold ambitions for Metro and local rail services

The North East Combined Authority has agreed a strategy for investment in Metro and local rail to improve passenger journey and kick start an expansion of high quality local rail for the region. The Metro and Local Rail Strategy identifies a network of disused or under-used rail routes across North East England which could benefit […]

Regional leaders seek assurances over devolution agreement

Regional council leaders are seeking assurances from Government that the terms of the North East devolution deal will be honoured. At a meeting this morning, members of the North East Combined Authority (NECA) Leadership Board agreed to write to the Government to request confirmation that the terms of the deal, signed in October 2015, would […]